16 months and 16 days 16 books read 16 blog posts 16 job applications 16 new co-workers 16 virtual meetings 16 hours in a summer day 16 new ways to work 16 new reasons to help those in need 16 more places on my travel list 16 new laws 16 moving boxes 16 memories to [...]
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Empty roads and empty buildings. Even if everyone was vaccinated, there is no telling what type of choice people will make about permanent Work From Home. Only time will tell.
After a hard week (year) at work, it was time to visit my childhood home. The morning of my travel day started very calmly as I watched some TV and packed the final items for the trip. The first friction I experienced was when my Uber ride never showed up. I assume this is a [...]
These two photos are about two weeks apart. I find this a little crazy.
Sitting on a stone bench Memories flood over me The games of tag and ultimate frisbee Sunday school and youth group meetings Merit badges and scoutmaster conferences This beautiful place, once surrounded by trees Broken Progress has taken its toll Houses tower over the wooden fence that borders the cemetery The old chapel almost abandoned [...]
Note: This is based on the first three seasons of this show. At time of writing, future seasons are planned, but were delayed for obvious reasons (thanks 2020). I look forward to seeing the rest of the story soon! World Building: The world of the Dragon Prince has a classic fantasy feel baked into the [...]
I wrote this way back at the beginning of 2020. Remember that? This is some unbridled optimism that I think we all need right now. Enjoy! Looking forward to: Mars 2020Artemis (2024 & 2028)Electric vehiclesAutonomous DrivingRenewable energySmart Homes Personal: Paying off debtSavingMore fulfilling jobVolunteer workFamily The driving force of technology and progress from the Industrial [...]
I first wrote this in mid-October of 2020. It was hiding on my computer and I forgot to share it. This is a brutally honest reaction to a difficult time. We are not out of the woods yet, but I didn’t want let my kind words about the TV show The West Wing to be [...]
I was listening to a podcast about leadership earlier today and the guest was talking about being yourself. She used this phrase that really struck me. I paused the podcast and wrote it down. I didn’t want to forget this simple, yet profound idea. I spent the better part of my 20s trying to figure [...]